Michael Disaster Relief: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage across Virginia

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HENRICO, Va. (Oct. 12, 2018) — Three U-Haul Companies across Virginia are offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage in the aftermath of the widespread flooding and power outages caused by Tropical Storm Michael.

Residents affected by the storm may take advantage of the disaster relief assistance now being extended at 25 facilities across 17 cities in the Commonwealth.

“Virginia is facing a long road to recovery as remnants of Michael continue to impact the state,” said Clinton O’Neill, U-Haul Company of Richmond president. “A half-million Virginians are without power, and many more are coming home to downed trees and damaged properties.

“As a caring member of these communities, we want to provide a place where our neighbors can store their belongings for free for 30 days.”

U-Haul self-storage facilities in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina and South Carolina are also offering the 30 days free disaster relief program. Visit uhaul.com to find details pertaining to those locations.

In all, 69 U-Haul facilities are currently participating to help those affected by Michael.

Families seeking more information about the 30 days free disaster relief assistance or needing to make storage arrangements should contact the following U-Haul locations in Virginia:

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Chantilly

3995 Westfax Drive

Chantilly, VA 20151

(703) 222-6198

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Southpark

804 W. Roslyn Road

Colonial Heights, VA 23834

(804) 520-4840

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Dan River

2400 Riverside Drive

Danville, VA 24540

(434) 799-1730

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Fredericksburg

2411 Plank Road

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

(540) 368-2041

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Route 17

1101 International Parkway

Fredericksburg, VA 22406

(540) 907-4303

U-Haul Moving & Storage of West End

3133 E. Parham Road

Henrico, VA 23228

(804) 616-3629

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Herndon

14040 Park Center Road

Herndon, VA 20171

(571) 748-4293

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Downtown Lynchburg

1760 Park Ave.

Lynchburg, VA 24501

(434) 528-3115

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Timberlake

7401 Timberlake Road

Lynchburg, VA 24502

(434) 333-7603

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Manassas

10480 Dumfries Road

Manassas, VA 20110

(703) 369-4619

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Manassas Park

8537 Centreville Road

Manassas Park, VA 20111

(703) 369-6080

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Mechanicsville

8083 Elm Drive

Mechanicsville, VA 23111

(804) 559-2061

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Crater Road

2540 S. Crater Road

Petersburg, VA 23805

(804) 861-9789

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Jefferson Park

4725 Jefferson Park Road

Prince George, VA 23875

(804) 458-7636

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Oaklawn Blvd.

5400 Oaklawn Blvd.

Prince George, VA 23875

(804) 458-7553

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Belt Blvd.

351 E. Belt Blvd.

Richmond, VA 23224

(804) 231-0743

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Chippenham

6101 Midlothian Turnpike

Richmond, VA 23225

(804) 231-0332

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Dupont

5210 Jefferson Davis Hwy.

Richmond, VA 23234

(804) 275-9488

U-Haul Moving & Storage at VCU

900 N. Lombardy

Richmond, VA 23220

(804) 358-4978

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Airport

2902 Hershberger Road

Roanoke, VA 24017

(540) 563-1644

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Melrose

4426 Melrose Ave.

Roanoke, VA 24017

(540) 366-2415

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Salem Turnpike

3434 Salem Turpike

Roanoke, VA 24017

(540) 344-3709

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Springfield

5285 Port Royal Road

Springfield, VA 22151

(703) 962-1241

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Sterling

45715 Old Ox Road

Sterling, VA 20166

(703) 437-3404

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Potomac Mills

14523 Telegraph Road

Woodbridge, VA 22192

(703) 490-1444

U-Haul is the industry leader in do-it-yourself moving and self-storage with more than 21,000 locations across the U.S. and Canada. In addition to its 30 days free self-storage disaster relief program, U-Haul is proud to be at the forefront of aiding communities in times of need as an official American Red Cross Disaster Responder.

The arrival of U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 is revolutionizing the moving industry through its more convenient, more secure way to pick up and return a truck. U-Haul live verification technology allows rental transactions to be carried out entirely on a smartphone at any hour – day or night. There are no membership fees. Simply visit uhaul.com to create an online account.

About U-Haul

Since 1945, U-Haul has been the No. 1 choice of do-it-yourself movers, with a network of more than 21,000 locations across all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 now offers customers access to U-Haul trucks every hour of every day through the self-service options on their internet-connected mobile devices. U-Haul customers’ patronage has enabled the U-Haul fleet to grow to 161,000 trucks, 118,000 trailers and 42,000 towing devices. U-Haul offers nearly 632,000 rooms and 55.2 million square feet of self-storage space at owned and managed facilities throughout North America. U-Haul is the largest installer of permanent trailer hitches in the automotive aftermarket industry and is the largest retailer of propane in the U.S.

 Contact:

Andrea Batchelor

Jeff Lockridge

E-mail: publicrelations@uhaul.com

Phone: 602-263-6981

Website: uhaul.com